1.2. Anglo Medical Scheme respects your privacy and your personal information and for this reason, we take care to protect your personal information and to keep it confidential.
1.3. When dealing with your personal information we apply the following:
1.3.1. Anglo Medical Scheme will only disclose, collate and process (“use”) your personal information with your express written permission unless we are legally required to do so.
1.3.2. Anglo Medical Scheme will not use your personal information for any other purpose, other than that which we disclosed to you, unless you give Anglo Medical Scheme your express written permission to do so, or unless Anglo Medical Scheme is permitted or required to do so by law
1.4. By using the Site, registering or applying online for any Anglo Medical Scheme products or services, or contacting Anglo Medical Scheme electronically, you provide Anglo Medical Scheme with your express written permission to share your personal information within the Anglo Medical Scheme Group of Companies, in the ordinary course of Anglo Medical Scheme′s business, including for purposes of providing you with the relevant products and services. You may revoke this consent in writing at any time.
2. What do we mean by Personal Information
2.1. Personal information refers to information that identifies or relates specifically to you, for example, your name, age and identity number or any information you use to register for the website.
3. How we collect your Personal Information
3.1. Whenever you use the Site, complete an application form, contact Anglo Medical Scheme electronically, or use one of the products, services, facilities, tools or utilities offered by Anglo Medical Scheme on the Site, Anglo Medical Scheme will collect your personal information.
4. Why we collect and use Personal Information
4.1. In order to make your use of the Site and the products, services, facilities, tools or utilities offered on the Site as informative and successful as possible, it is necessary for Anglo Medical Scheme to find out exactly what you need and want. The following are some of the reasons (i.e. disclosed reasons) why Anglo Medical Scheme would collect your personal information:
4.1.1. For Anglo Medical Scheme to process your instructions or requests; or
4.1.2. For Anglo Medical Scheme to ensure that we meet your needs, Anglo Medical Scheme may collect and analyse your personal information and combine all the information that we have about you for research and statistical purposes. We may also use your personal information to personalise and tailor our services to meet your needs; or
4.1.3. Once Anglo Medical Scheme has collected and analysed your personal information, Anglo Medical Scheme may send you promotional material or details which we think may be of interest to you.
4.1.4. To conduct market research;
4.1.5. To conduct academic research. This research is conducted to evaluate and improve Anglo Medical Scheme’s product offerings. You are advised that information may be shared with third parties such as academics and researchers. All information collected for research purposes will be kept strictly confidential and all data will be depersonalised. No personal information will be made available to a third party without your written consent. If we publish the results of this research, you will not be identified by name.
4.2. Your privacy is important to us and we will therefore not sell, rent or provide your personal information to unauthorised third parties for their independent use, without your consent. If at any stage after you have given Anglo Medical Scheme your consent you no longer wish Anglo Medical Scheme to use or share your personal information, you may at any stage withdraw your consent.
4.3. You accept that we may store your personal information outside of the region or country that you may submit or use it in.
5. Protection of your Personal Information
5.1. Anglo Medical Scheme values the information that you choose to provide and will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or unauthorised alteration. The information Anglo Medical Scheme has concerning Anglo Medical Scheme members is stored in databases that have built-in safeguards to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of that information.
5.2. When you use the products, services, facilities, tools or utilities provided by Anglo Medical Scheme on the Site, you may be given an access number, user name, password and/or personal identification number (PIN). You must always keep your user name, access card, password and/or PIN a secret and ensure that you do not disclose it to anyone.
6. Correction of Personal Information
6.1. If you ever want to update or correct any of your personal information held by Anglo Medical Scheme, you can e-mail us or you can phone our contact centre.
7. Personal Information held by or disclosed by you or Anglo Medical Scheme to a third party
7.2. Anglo Medical Scheme may enter into arrangements with its partners or other third party suppliers which will require us to disclose your personal information to these third parties for the purpose of transferring data to us from a device(s) that measures bodily functions or fluids. You hereby consent to Anglo Medical Scheme disclosing your personal information to these third parties for this purpose and you also consent to receiving data about yourself from these third parties. If at any time after you have given Anglo Medical Scheme your consent you no longer wish to disclose your personal information to these third parties, you may at any time withdraw your consent.